Solo Travellers, Discover Captivating China

Featuring a Majestic Yangtze River Cruise + hotel stays in Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu & Shanghai

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Prices from £3,589

Designed exclusively for solo travellers, this tour provides the very best China has to offer with a ready-made group of like-minded travellers to enjoy your holiday with. You will be looked after all the way by an expert guide who will involve you in the group activities discovering the sights and experiencing cultural activities. A room of your own is also guaranteed with no supplement to pay.

Your Itinerary


13 NIGHTS Departing 14th September, 5th October 2019 & 11th April, 2nd May, 12th September & 10th October 2020


Day 1   Fly from London to Beijing, China
Day 2

Beijing, China 

Upon arrival, transfer to a hotel for your three night stay. Spend the rest of today at your leisure 


Day 3 

Beijing, China

Walk through Tiananmen Square and into the magnificent Forbidden City. Later, take a ride through a traditional hutong neighbourhood on rickshaws, and visit a local family. This afternoon, soak up the harmonious ambience of the Temple of Heaven. Tonight, dine on local delicacy Peking Duck (B, L, D)
Day 4

Beijing, China

Take a walk on the Great Wall of China, appreciating the wall itself and the dramatic scenery. Later, visit the Jade Factory, before strolling through the exquisite gardens of the Summer Palace (B, L)
Day 5

Beijing – Xi’an, China

This morning, transfer to the airport for your flight to the ancient city of Xi’an. Visit the lovely Little Wild Goose Pagoda. Here, try ‘Guohua’, traditional Chinese painting with black ink to decorate a fan. Afterwards, browse through the exotic Muslim Quarter. This evening, dine on delicious Shui Jiao dumplings and watch a performance of Tang Dynasty dancing. Two night hotel stay in Xi’an (B, L, D)
Day 6

Xi’an, China

Spend the morning viewing the enigmatic ranks of the life-sized Terracotta Warriors. Afterwards, visit the Xi’an Art Ceramics and Lacquer Exhibition Workshop to see smaller models of the warriors being made. Later, stroll on the beautifully preserved 14th century city walls that enclose Xi’an’s old town (B, L)
Day 7

Xi’an – Chengdu, China

Board the bullet train to Chengdu. Upon arrival, take a walk through People’s Park and visit the fascinating Matchmaker’s Corner where parents search for worthy suitors for their children. Enjoy a delicious Sichuanese meal for dinner. Overnight hotel stay in Chengdu (B, L, D)
Day 8

Chengdu, China – Cruising the Yangtze River

Today, visit the Panda Conservation Centre and China’s most famous resident, the Giant Panda. Continue to Chongqing before embarking your ship for your three night Yangtze River cruise (B, L, D)
Day 9

Cruising the Yangtze River

Today, visit the Jade Emperor Scenic Area, which has the largest image of the Jade Emperor in the world (B, L, D)
Day 10 

Cruising the Yangtze River

Prepare for breathtaking vistas as the ship passes through Qutang and Wu Gorges. Switching to a smaller vessel, take a relaxing trip on the Goddess Stream cruising through the beautiful and narrow gorges (B, L, D)
Day 11

Cruising the Yangtze River – Shanghai, China

Upon arrival, disembark the ship for a visit to the Three Gorges Dam, the largest hydroelectric dam in the world. Later, transfer to the airport for your flight to Shanghai. Upon arrival, transfer to a hotel for your three night stay (B, L)
Day 12

Shanghai, China

Explore the peaceful Yu Garden and the atmospheric alleys of the old town. Admire the magnificent colonial architecture with a stroll along the Bund and visit the Silk Factory. This evening, head to Shanghai Circus World to see the spectacular ERA Show, a mesmerising display of martial arts and acrobatics (B, L)
Day 13

Shanghai, China

Spend today exploring at your leisure. This evening, enjoy a panoramic cruise on the Huangpu River before enjoying a farewell dinner (B, D)
Day 14

Shanghai, China

Transfer to the airport for your flight to London. Arrive in London either the same or following day (B)


Meals are included on the tour as stated:
B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner

What's Included


EXCLUSIVE tour for Solo travellers

Hotel stays in Beijing, Xi'an, Chengdu & Shanghai included

Your Visa fees included

Three night Yangtze River cruise

All sightseeing excursions

English speaking escort and local guides

Return scheduled flights from London (regional and Premium class flights may be available on request) and overseas transfers

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Terms and Conditions

Fares are based on one adult. Offers advertised are subject to availability at the time of booking. Fares advertised may increase or be withdrawn at any time. Booking conditions of Wendy Wu Tours and Reader Offers Limited Agency Terms of Business apply. Offer advertised applies to new bookings only. Regional and premium class flights will incur supplementary costs; regional flights may require an additional overnight stay at an extra cost. Please note flights may be indirect. Visa fees are included for UK passport holders only. Ship may vary depending on departure date. Tours are subject to change, are non-transferable and may not be suitable for guests with mobility restrictions. Tipping is payable locally. Tours and itinerary stated are subject to change due to local conditions. Wildlife sightings are not guaranteed. Prices and availability are based on 5th October 2019 departure. Normal Cruise Miles terms and conditions apply. E&OE.

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